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Topic # 24072 14-Jul-2008 16:20
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As these damb threads get locked all the time.


http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?ForumId=48&TopicId=21596


http://www.nztechnologyshow.co.nz/technology+expo/index.php


Anyone know if this is still on??





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  Reply # 147830 14-Jul-2008 16:55
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I havent seen it advertised anywhere at all.... 




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Reply # 147845 14-Jul-2008 18:08
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old3eyes: As these damb threads get locked all the time.


Old forum threads are automatically locked because we had example of newbiews posting new, off topic questions on old discussions, with a lot of people getting really annoyed with that.





 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 147858 14-Jul-2008 18:47
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I use about 10 plus news groups a day and no others have this auto lock feature.  It is a real pain on subjects like this one  where  the orginal discussion is still valid  some months later and you have to create a new subject referencing back to the old one to get info..




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  Reply # 147861 14-Jul-2008 19:02
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old3eyes: I use about 10 plus news groups a day and no others have this auto lock feature.  It is a real pain on subjects like this one  where  the orginal discussion is still valid  some months later and you have to create a new subject referencing back to the old one to get info..


Agreed, but it does stop really old posts being resurrected when they are long finished.

Having said that, this is way off topic and would be best raised in a new post Cool

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  Reply # 147862 14-Jul-2008 19:02
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You could always request it to be unlocked? There are plenty of moderators around, usually one or two in IRC too that can help.

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  Reply # 147869 14-Jul-2008 19:12
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You can always ask a moderator to unlock old threads.

We do this to keep all tidy - a lot of people have no concept of "threads" "on topic" and "off topic" you know...




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